Alcohol and COVID-19 in SA: An Endless Cycle of Liquor Sales Bans Being Imposed and Lifted, or Catalyst for Meaningful Action?
The SAMRC Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit is now in its 20th year of existence. With about 20+ core staff based in Cape Town and Pretoria the focus is on a broad range of research focusing on the nature and extent of substance use in South Africa, associated consequences and the multifaced interventions aimed at addressing substance use.
The South Africa HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Centre (ATTC) is funded by the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAHMSA), and forms part of the group of international ATTC’s, an extension of the US-based domestic ATTC network.
COVID-19, along with the associated restrictions, has and continues to impact on the access to and provision of health care services. This talk hones in on the impact of services for substance use disorders, presenting new insights arising from current research. Hosted by the South Africa HIV Addiciton Technology Transfer Centre (UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health), and SANCA National.
In partnership with ISSUP Global, ISSUP South Africa invites you to participate in a webinar on Cannabis and youth in South Africa. The webinar will be presented on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 am (South Africa time).